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Chancellor Wilcox Visits Mexico to Sign MOUs

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox traveled to Mexico on August 12 to sign two memorandum of understandings (MOUs). The first is with Mexico’s Ministry of Culture (formerly known as CONACULTA) <watch video>, and the second with ANUIES (Mexico’s National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions). During the trip, Chancellor Wilcox met with colleagues at FUMEC (US-Mexico Foundation for Science, Guillermo Fernández), ITAM (Rafaél Fernández de Castro and Allert Brown-Gort), and SRE (Department of Foreign Affairs, Ana Luisa Fajer). Read more>> 

NSF's Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Call for Proposals

NSF has released a call for proposals (see here) that will support US and Mexico-based researchers who are interested in international partnerships to address critical science and engineering problems. The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. Additional information>>

Deadlines for Call for Proposals are 14 September 2016.

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